mess

phonetic symbol: / més / 

mess - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a (large) military dining room where service personnel eat or relax
mess hall

[ noun ]
■ a meal eaten in a mess hall by service personnel

[ noun ]
■ soft semiliquid food
e.g.)
・a mess of porridge

[ noun ]
■ (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
batch , deal , flock , good deal , great deal , hatful , heap , lot , mass , mickle , mint , mountain , muckle , passel , peck , pile , plenty , pot , quite a little , raft , sight , slew , spate , stack , tidy sum , wad

[ noun ]
■ informal terms for a difficult situation
fix , hole , jam , kettle of fish , muddle , pickle

[ noun ]
■ a state of confusion and disorderliness
e.g.)
・the house was a mess
messiness , muss , mussiness

[ verb ]
■ make a mess of or create disorder in
e.g.)
・He messed up his room
mess up

[ verb ]
■ eat in a mess hall

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